Unsafe

The danger dances on my tongue. I can feel its liquid steps walking, stomping on my will, carousing with the butterflies in my belly, and I wonder if it’s always felt this way, if the craving always feels unsafe, warm but unknown, sweet but terrifying. Torture waltzes through my blood, and I realize it’s just […]

All My Poems Ache the Same

Forget about how his lips feel pressed against your skin and the way his fingers move in your hair. Forget the way his sad eyes look down when he laughs and how he can almost make your heart stop when he whispers your name. Forget because you will never have him under your fingers, inside […]

Silence: A Conversation in My Head

“I can’t stop thinking about you.” “Why?” “I don’t know. I think it’s your eyes. And your silence.” “My silence?” “Yeah. Like what’s underneath it.” “Nothing.” “Stop.” “Make me.” “When you say that, all I want to do is kiss you. Your neck, that corner of your jaw, your soft mouth when it turns hard […]